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Introduction

The deadlock has been broken in the seven-year standoff between GEMA and YouTube.

Highlights

  • After a seven-year war of words, on/off negotiations, recriminations, and court battles, GEMA and YouTube have finally agreed on a licensing deal that will see GEMA members remunerated for the exploitation of their works by the online video service.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the run-up to the new deal between GEMA and YouTube and what it means for the authors' society's members.
  • Explains which rights holders are set to benefit from the deal.

Key questions answered

  • Why has it taken seven years for GEMA and YouTube to agree on a licensing deal for GEMA-member content to be accessible on the video service?
  • What caused the standoff in the first place?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Deal reunites German YouTube users with GEMA repertoire
  • Timeline of the GEMA YouTube dispute
  • What happens now?

Appendix

  • Author

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